2009-08-20

Agoura, Royal grads qualify for U.S. Amateur golf championship

Boring, Hoffenberg to play at Tulsa

Russell Boring understands the magnitude of the U.S. Amateur Championship, the oldest golf championship in the country. “It’s the biggest amateur golf tournament in the world,” said Boring, a 2007 Agoura High graduate. Boring earned a trip to this year’s U.S. Amateur by winning a qualifying tournament Aug. 4 at Crystalaire Country Club at Llano, Calif. Boring paced the field […]

Calabasas’ Baynard picks Div. III school



Josh Baynard, a former Calabasas High football standout, has signed a National Letter of Intent with Monmouth College in Illinois, a Division III university. Baynard is also expected to compete in track and field. “Josh is a tremendous athlete,” said Simi Valley football head coach Lance Martin, who coached Baynard at CHS in 2008. “He’s highly intelligent, and Monmouth is […]

Pac attack

Pacific-10 conference features plenty of local football talent

The University of Southern California football team has long been the class of the Pacific-10 Conference. In the past seven years, the Trojans have won four outright conference crowns and split three others. Entering the 2009 campaign, USC has once again been tabbed as the Pac10’s overwhelming favorite in the conference’s preseason media poll. With a No. 4 national ranking […]

Life’s a beach for Westlake volleyball duo

In the sand or on the hardwood, best friends love to play the game

Casey Levitt and Hannah Schuett met while playing on the same U-10 American Youth Soccer Association team, the Hot Shots. Now Levitt and Schuett are starters for the Westlake High girls’ volleyball team. The good friends are also partners on the summer beach volleyball circuit. “We work well together,” Schuett said. “We know each other so well and we communicate […]

Oaks Christian opens middle school campus



The grand opening of Oaks Christian School’s new middle school campus will be Fri., Aug. 21 at 31829 La Tienda Drive, Westlake Village. Guests may tour the building and its state-of-the-art facilities at 3 p.m. A dedication and ribboncutting will take place at 4:15 p.m., followed by a bridge ceremony, where the new middle school will be united with the […]

AYSO fall soccer kicks off



AYSO Region 9 will kick off its 40th opening day of youth soccer and open several additional playing fields on Sat., Sept. 12. A 30minute opening ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. at the northwest corner of the Conejo Creek Soccer Fields, 23 Freeway at Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. The event will include a ceremonial kick-off for one of […]

Teachers learn from model school program



Ten teachers and administrators from the Las Virgenes Unified School District recently attended the Model Schools Conference in Atlanta, Ga. The trip was financed through the Las Virgenes Educational FoundationThe 2009 Model Schools Conference for Educators and policymakers, K-12, showcased more than 25 of America’s highest performing and rapidly improving schools that are using their resources most efficiently and effectively. […]

High School Highlights



Agoura Chargers Mon., Aug. 24: Registration makeup day/9:30 a.m. Tues., Aug. 25: Parent Link Crew Preview/gym/7 p.m. Wed., Aug. 26: First day of school Senior pancake breakfast/ quad/9 a.m. Thurs., Aug. 27: Odd day Calabasas Coyotes Mon., Aug. 24: Water and shirt sales for ASB/7:30 a.m. Registration makeup day/ 7:40 a.m. Ninth-grade parent drop-in/ 3 p.m. Tues., Aug. 25: Welcome […]

Ventura College offers ‘Promise’ program



Fall semester began this week at Moorpark, Oxnard and Ventura colleges, and residents may still register for courses. Students can apply, register and complete their orientations online or in person. In addition to full-semester day and evening courses, the colleges offer weekend courses, short-term courses, one-day seminars and online courses. Some courses begin in September and others start in October […]

Fundraising cheer camp slated